A very youthful pair of lovers, Dick and Nellie, have their first quarrel, and as usual, about nothing. They agree to disagree and positively refuse to speak to each other. A little later ... See full summary »

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The Police Sergeant - Nellie's Father
Mrs. William Bechtel ...
Nellie's Mother
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Nellie (as Elsie McLeod)
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Dick - Nellie's Sweetheart
Edna Hammel ...
Madge - Nellie's Younger Sister
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A very youthful pair of lovers, Dick and Nellie, have their first quarrel, and as usual, about nothing. They agree to disagree and positively refuse to speak to each other. A little later her young sister, Madge, celebrates her ninth birthday by entertaining a number of children on the lawn in front of the house. Nellie is doing her best to make the little ones happy. Her father, a police captain, takes advantage of this opportunity to bring about a reconciliation between the lovers but to no avail. Little Madge then plans to reconcile them by cleverly handcuffing them during an unguarded moment. This brings about a number of droll situations which the children of the party seem to enjoy hugely. Nellie quickly decides to put an end to her embarrassing position by going direct to the police station, dragging Dick after her, with the giggling children following behind. At the station house her father, the police captain, refuses to unlock the handcuffs until they promise to make up ... Written by Moving Picture World synopsis

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12 November 1912 (USA)  »

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Released as a split reel along with the documentary Salt Lake City, Utah, and Its Surroundings (1912). See more »

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